Engine of growth for Hactl in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl), is setting up an Aero Engine Handling Centre (AEHC). Hong Kong is one of only two locations in Asia which have certified repair, modification and overhaul facilities for Rolls-Royce Trent engines, used in the Airbus A330, A340, A350 and A380, as well as the Boeing 777 and 787 Dreamliner. Hactl hopes to attract more aero engine traffic to and through Hong Kong. It has installed ... [+]

Handler takes COVID-19 fight to the canteen

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) – the territory’s largest independent cargo handler – has installed thermal cameras in its staff canteen and throughout SuperTerminal 1 to step up the fight against COVID-19. The cameras will help to identify any individual with an abnormally high body temperature, a key ... [+]

Triple crown for HACTL

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) has achieved certification under IATA CEIV Live Animals, becoming one of the very first companies to have achieved all three CEIV standards. IATA CEIV Live Animals is a voluntary programme designed to improve competency, infrastructure and equipment, quality management and training for the handling ... [+]

Hactl breaks handling record

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl) has broken its all-time record for the number of freighters handled in a 24-hour period. Hong Kong’s largest independent cargo handler dealt with 104 freighter aircraft – beating its previous record of 102, set on 5 November 2017. The peak of activity took ... [+]

Shouting the house down

Air Canada Cargo won this year’s Hactl’s Forklift Competition, while the Pallet Building award was carried off by Air China Cargo – but the prize for the noisiest supporters went to Japan Airlines, followed by IAG Cargo and Nippon Cargo Airlines. Nine teams took part in this year’s competition: Air ... [+]

Proud moment for Hactl

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd (Hactl) won the Best Station award at the Pride of Ground Handling Awards. Hactl ground services supervisor Chung Cho Sim Felix (pictured below) was also highly commended in the Rising Star category. The new awards celebrate excellence in ground services, and recognise those individuals whose ... [+]

Sunny outlook for Hactl

Hong Kong cargo handler Hactl is to install 1,300sq m of solar panels on the roof of its buildings as part of its Green Terminal project. The 518 panels will generate 160 kWp which will be fed into the power grid. The system is being designed, installed and maintained by CLP ... [+]

Former Hactl boss Mark Whitehead dies at sea

Mark Whitehead, the recently-retired former chief executive of Hong Kong airfreight handler Hactl has died in his sleep whilst competing in an ocean yacht race. He joined Hactl in 2010 and, under his outstanding leadership, the company successfully navigated a period of unprecedented change, while continuing its investment and modernisation programmes.  His tenure as Chief Executive was also ... [+]

Hong Kong airfreight chief hands over

Chief executive of Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Limited (Hactl), Mark Whitehead, will retire on 7 March after nearly eight years, handing over to Wilson Kwong, who is currently the Chief Executive of Jardine Engineering Corporation. Under Whitehead’s leadership, Hactl continued its investment and modernisation programmesand now handles over 100 airlines ... [+]

Hactl gets CEIV cert

Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminls Ltd (HACTL) has become the first handler in the Territory to gain full IATA CEIV Pharma certification. It is part of an airport authority initiative to gain similar validation for all other players in Hong Kong’s cargo industry. [+]

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